Information we Collect
When you interact with us through our Site, we may collect Personal Data and other information from you, as described below:
Personal Data That You Provide Through the Site
Our Use of your Personal Data
Also, if you provide Personal Data in order to obtain access to the Natures Thyme website, we will use your Personal Data to provide you with access to such services and to monitor your use of such services, Natures Thyme and its subsidiaries. Affiliates and each of their respective successors and assigns may also use your Personal Data and other personally non-identifiable information collected through the Site to help us to improve the content and functionality of the Site, to better understand our users and to improve the Natures Thyme website.
Natures Thyme and its affiliates may use this information to contact you in the future to tell you about services we believe will be of interest to you. If we do so, each communication we send you will contain instructions permitting you to “opt-out” of receiving future communications.
In addition, if at any time you wish not to receive any future communications or you wish to have your name deleted from our mailing lists, please contact us as indicated below.
Our disclosure of your personal data and other information
Natures Thyme is not in the business of selling your information. We consider this information to be a vital part of our relationship with you. There are, however, certain circumstances in which we may share your Personal Data with certain third parties without further notice to you, as set forth below:
As we develop our business, we might sell or buy businesses or assets. In the event of a corporate sale, merger, reorganisation, dissolution or similar event, Personal Data may be part of the transferred assets.
** Agents, Consultants and Related Third Parties: ** Natures Thyme sometimes hires other companies to perform certain business-related functions. Examples of such functions include mailing information, maintaining databases and processing payments. When we employ another company to perform a function of this nature, we only provide them with the information that they need to perform their specific function.
** Legal Requirements: ** Natures Thyme may disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (i) comply with a legal obligation, (ii) protect and defend the rights or property of Natures Thyme, (iii) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Site or the public, or (iv) protect against legal liability.
You can use the Site without providing any Personal Data. If you choose not to provide any Personal Data, you may not be able to use certain aspects of the Natures Thyme website.
This includes, but is not limited to, information posted to any public areas of the Site, such as comments related to the Products (collectively, “Public Areas “), any ideas for new products or modifications to existing products, and other unsolicited submissions (collectively, “Unsolicited Information”).
All Unsolicited Information shall be deemed to be non-confidential and Natures Thyme shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose, and distribute such Unsolicited Information to others without limitation or attribution.
If you have reason to believe that a child under the age of 13 has provided Personal Data to Natures Thyme through the Site, please contact us, and we will endeavour to delete that information from our databases.
Links to Other Web Sites
Through the Site, you can choose to access certain social media websites and services that are owned and/or controlled by third parties (including, without limitation, Facebook and Twitter) (such websites and services, collectively, the “Social Media Services “). When you elect to access and use the Social Media Services, you will be sharing your information (which will include personal information if you elect to share such information) with those Social Media Services.
As with other Third-Party Sites, the information that you share with the Social Media Services will be governed by the privacy policies and terms of service of the providers of such Social Media Services and not by the policies and procedures we describe here.
You may also be able to modify your privacy settings with these Social Media Services to, for example, control what information the Social Media Services disclose to other entities, including Natures Thyme.
When you log into the Site using your Social Media Services account, we will collect relevant information necessary to enable the Site to access that Social Media Service, however you will provide your login information, like your password, directly to such Social Media Service (and not to Natures Thyme).
However, please remember that the manner in which Social Media Services use, store and disclose your information is governed by the policies of the applicable Social Media Services provider, and, as a result, Natures Thyme shall not have any liability or responsibility for the privacy practices or other actions of Social Media Services that may be enabled within and/or otherwise accessible through the Site.
Natures Thyme takes reasonable steps to protect the Personal Data provided via the Site from loss, misuse, and unauthorised access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no Internet or e-mail transmission is ever fully secure or error free. In particular, e-mail sent to or from the Site may not be secure. Therefore, you should take special care in deciding what information you send to us via e-mail. Please keep this in mind when disclosing any Personal Data to v via the Internet.
Access to Information; Contacting Natures Thyme
Non-Identifiable Data: When you interact with Natures Thyme through the Site, we receive and store certain personally non-identifiable information. Such information, which is collected passively using various technologies, cannot presently be used to specifically identify you.
Natures Thyme may store such information itself or such information may be included in databases owned and maintained by Natures Thyme affiliates, agents, or service providers. The Site may use such information and pool it with other information to track, for example, the total number of visitors to our Site, the number of visitors to each page of our Site, and the domain names of our visitors’ Internet service providers. It is important to note that no Personal Data is available or used in this process.
In operating the Site, we may use a technology called “cookies.” A cookie is a piece of information that the computer that hosts our Site gives to your browser when you access the Site. Our cookies help provide additional functionality to the Site and help us analyse our Site usage more accurately. For instance, our Site may set a cookie on your browser that allows you to access our Site without needing to remember and then enter a password more than once during a visit to the Site.
In addition, we may use local shared objects, also known as flash cookies, to display content based upon what you view on our site and to personalise your visit. Flash cookies are different from browser cookies because of the amount and type of data and how that data is stored. Cookie management tools provided by your browser will not remove flash cookies.
Aggregated Personal Data: In an ongoing effort to better understand and serve the users of Natures Thyme e website, Natures Thyme often conducts research on its customer demographics, interests and behaviour based on the Personal Data and other information provided to us. This research may be compiled and analysed on an aggregate basis, and Natures Thyme may share this aggregate data with its affiliates, agents, and business partners. This aggregate information does not identify you personally. Natures Thyme may also disclose aggregated user statistics in order to describe our services to current and prospective business partners, and to other third parties for other lawful purposes.